Glycolic acid
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Glycolic acid
Alias
Acetic acid, 2-hydroxy-
Hydroxyacetic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
79-14-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C2H4O3
Molecular Weight:76.05
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: cat intravenous LD50: 1000mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 1920mg/Kg;
rat inhalation LC50: 7.1mg/m3/4H;
rat oral LD50: 1950mg/Kg.
reproductive effect.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Buffering agent, exfoliating agent in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 79-14-1
Update: 20140309(1);

 

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